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  • Qualcomm aims to drive affordability in 5G next year

    Qualcomm aims to drive affordability in 5G next year

    Qualcomm will bring 5G to every single tier next year. Throughout 2020, it will bring 5G to all price-points to make the technology affordable to accelerate the transition and ignite the developer community, said the company’s president Cristiano Amon.

    Qualcomm working with Jio, Flipkart, Amazon to develop 5G use cases for India

    Qualcomm working with Jio, Flipkart, Amazon to develop 5G use cases for India

    Qualcomm’s plans to be a 5G ecosystem enabler in India and participate in the development of country-specific 5G use cases comes at a time when sections in the government and also among India’s older telcos have often maintained that globally popular 5G use cases such as automated cars to robotics surgery won’t work in the India context.

    Qualcomm backs combination of 5G bands for maximum impact in India

    Qualcomm backs combination of 5G bands for maximum impact in India

    “We firmly believe India needs a combination of all three spectrum band categories for 5G as it’s important to have a blend of capacity and coverage spectrum to unlock the full potential of this ultra-fast mobile broadband technology,” Durga Malladi, senior vice president & GM (4G & 5G) at the US chip maker’s R&D arm, Qualcomm Technologies, told ET.

    Jio consolidates RMS leadership in July-September

    Jio consolidates RMS leadership in July-September

    Jio recently said it would raise tariffs, if directed by Trai, in a manner that does not hurt data consumption or growth in digital adoption. This was a day after Voda Idea and Airtel said they would raise tariffs next month. It has already started charging customers for outbound calls to other networks.

    ITU rejects plea by DoT-Isro to limit 5G transmissions

    ITU rejects plea by DoT-Isro to limit 5G transmissions

    The International Telecom Union has dismissed a proposal of the Department of Telecommunications – pushed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) – to restrict transmission power of 5G mobile base stations, and has upheld the view of the telecom industry at the World Radio Communications-2019 conference in Egypt.

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